Many moons ago, I posted this amazing video made by a guy who had traveled all over the globe.
James, who is responsible for my seeing that in the first place, recently sent me a follow-up.
I find these videos strangely moving, although I'm hard-pressed to articulate why.
Part of it is seeing all the people of the world - being people, expressing joy. How alike we all are.
And part of it is my crazy hunger to see the world, to go everywhere, and the realistic understanding that I never will. Although I travel as often as I can, I would need three or four lifetimes to even go everywhere on my top must-visit list.
I love my life and I know I am incredibly fortunate. But people like Matt, the guy who made these videos, are living another life I want, the one I didn't choose.